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Buckeyes add lots of talent on Signing Day

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Urban Meyer added 23 more names to the Ohio State football team on Wednesday. The recruiting class has been ranked, by some recruiting services, as high as third in the nation, behind only Alabama.

The class is headlined by Georgia recruit Raekwon McMillan. The linebacker chose Ohio State over several SEC power houses. He is one of four linebackers in the class, a position the Buckeyes needed an infusion in. The new recruits can expect to have a chance to play early. "They have to play for us in addition to the players on our roster," Meyer said. "There are no redshirt plans for those guys, and we thought about it during the recruiting process. We wanted mature players." St. Ignatius linebacker Kyle Berger is among the newcomers.

 

2014 Recruiting Class

Name Pos. Hgt. Wgt. Hometown/High School
Kyle Berger LB 6-2 225 Cleveland, Ohio/St. Ignatius
Dante Booker LB 6-3 215 Akron, Ohio/St. Vincent-St. Mary
Noah Brown WR 6-2 225 Sparta, N.J./Pope John XXIII
Parris Campbell WR 6-1 184 Akron, Ohio/St. Vincent-St. Mary
Stephen Collier * QB 6-3 210 Leesburg, Ga./Lee County
Johnnie Dixon * WR 5-11 195 West Palm Beach, Fla./Dwyer
Jalyn Holmes DL 6-5 240 Norfolk, Va./Lake Taylor
Malik Hooker S 6-2 190 New Castle, Pa./New Castle
Sam Hubbard LB 6-6 230 Cincinnati, Ohio/Archbishop Moeller
Jamarco Jones OL 6-5 315 Chicago, Ill./De La Salle
Marcelys Jones * OL 6-5 340 Cleveland, Ohio/Glenville
Demetrius Knox OL 6-4 285 Fort Worth, Texas/All Saints Episcopal
Marshon Lattimore CB 6-0 180 Cleveland, Ohio/Glenville
Terry McLaurin WR 6-0 190 Indianapolis, Ind./Cathedral
Raekwon McMillan * LB 6-2 242 Hinesville, Ga./Liberty County
Sean Nuernberger * K 6-1 235 Buckner, Ky./Oldham County
Curtis Samuel * RB/WR 5-11 185 Brooklyn, N.Y./Erasmus Hall
Darius Slade DL 6-5 240 Montclair, N.J./Montclair
Erick Smith S 6-1 195 Cleveland, Ohio/Glenville
Brady Taylor OL 6-5 290 Columbus, Ohio/Bishop Ready
Dylan Thompson DL 6-5 270 Lombard, Ill./Montini Catholic
Kyle Trout * OL 6-6 300 Lancaster, Ohio/Lancaster
Damon Webb CB 5-11 180 Detroit, Mich./Cass Tech

*Enrolled at Ohio State in January 2014

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